wordpad data lost

  square eyes 18:45 29 Mar 06
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Hi,
i have a shortcut to a wordpad document on my desktop for general things that i want to make notes of, a bit like scribbling on scrap paper.

Ive just gone to it now and the page is empty!
I have no backup of it but ther were fairly important things on it.

I couldnt have deleted it cos its not in my recycle bin so i must have overwritten it somehow with a blank page. Im not so dum do have done this by mistake and its not happened before.
Is there anyway i can get the file back again using data recovery tools which only talk about recovering "deleted" text or data.
I use Win XP
Thanks for any help.

  terryf 18:58 29 Mar 06

Have you looked in your recycle bin?

  Curio 19:18 29 Mar 06

You could try this click here

  square eyes 19:26 29 Mar 06

Thanks Curio, will give it a go.

  Curio 19:35 29 Mar 06

May be better than the previous. Scroll down to Handy Recovery at bottom of page
click here

  square eyes 19:40 29 Mar 06

Waiting for scan to finish on first program, will see what it throws up first, but thx anyway.

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